Events

May
17
Wed
How to get the best out of village records @ West Dean Centre, Bream
May 17 @ 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Rose Hewlett on “How to get the best out of village records”.  West Dean Centre, Bream, 7.30pm.

Jun
21
Wed
Memorial Inscription Recording at Parkend @ Parkend Church
Jun 21 @ 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Memorial Inscription recording at Parkend in the ‘new’ burial ground..

Jul
19
Wed
Family History in a Forest Churchyard – Lydney, St Mary’s. @ St Mary's Church
Jul 19 @ 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Our Family History in a Forest Churchyard series continues with St Mary’s, Lydney. This series was started by Steve Cooper a few years ago.

This event will be led by branch member Pat Morris. Pat will tell us about some of the more interesting memorials and people in the churchyard.

Meet at the entrance gate to St Mary’s on Church Road, Lydney at 7:00 pm.

In the event of wet/bad weather please check here before travelling.

Aug
16
Wed
Forest of Dean branch – Members evening @ West Dean Centre, Bream
Aug 16 @ 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Members presentations, any offers, short or long, very welcome. Open Day arrangements. Branch resources available.

Sep
20
Wed
Defending the Drift – Hook V.C. of Rourkes drift @ West Dean Centre, Bream
Sep 20 @ 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Paul Barnett on “Defending the Drift”, the story of Alfred Henry Hook V.C., hero of the Zulu Wars, who was buried at Churcham (St. Andrew) Churchyard. West Dean Centre, Bream, 7.30pm.

Sep
23
Sat
Forest of Dean Branch Open Day @ West Dean Centre, Bream
Sep 23 @ 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

New Venue this year in the centre of the village of Bream.

Nov
15
Wed
Family history in a Forest churchyard – Awre (St. Andrew) – a virtual tour @ West Dean Centre, Bream
Nov 15 @ 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Steve Cooper will present a slide show of the most interesting memorials in the churchyard of St Andrew’s church at Awre.

Dec
20
Wed
Christmas Social – 2017 @ West Dean Centre, Bream
Dec 20 @ 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Our annual Christmas Social at the West Dean Centre, Bream.